Land clashes test Côte d’Ivoire’s fragile security

October 25, 2017 0

Fresh clashes over land in western Côte d’Ivoire, following a spate of army mutinies, attacks on police stations, and jailbreaks, represent a growing challenge to the country’s nascent and hard-won stability. Côte d’Ivoire descended into civil war in 2011 after Laurent Gbagbo, who had been president since 2000, refused to accept defeat to Alassane Ouattara in a run-off election.

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Land clashes test Côte d’Ivoire’s fragile security

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